"Is the trend toward privatizing health care services in the public interest?" — Karen Jackson, PEI UPSE President
"If the government delivers on their commitments, we will have turned the corner on 16 years of neglect for the public services that British Columbians rely on." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President
New collective agreement provides improvements for MGEU/NUPGE members.
New agreements ratified by NAPE/NUPGE members.
"Strike action is never the first choice, but AYSP staff have shown they will do what is necessary to reach an agreement." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
"The details of this attack are very troubling. How does a patient in a forensic psychiatric ward get their hands on a pair of surgical scissors?" — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
Door-to-door protected for millions, but fight to reverse the cuts carries on.
“This is a bad deal for Canadian workers, a bad deal for Canadian families, and a bad deal for the Canadian economy. There’s absolutely no reason why Prime Minister Trudeau should be endorsing this trade agreement.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
“But as we’ve seen over the past year, cuts are threatening those services and the things we all care about are starting to fall through the cracks.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
“When we first sat down at the table, the employer demanded a slate of concessions, including benefits cuts for most of the membership. But the bargaining team was able to remove every, single concession. This was a great victory.” — Julie Lenko, OPSEU Chair of the LHINs’ central bargaining team